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Sharing the best events, activities, days out and all things kid-friendly in Edinburgh & the Lothians.

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Latest News

New EAST CALDER Out of School Club

New EAST CALDER Out of School Club

New EAST CALDER Out of School Club ABC is delighted to announce new additions to our “family”. Joining our highly reputable nursery and out of school care club (OOSC) located in Dedridge, Livingston, we are pleased to introduce ABC East Calder OOSC and as the name suggests this is located in… Read more »

junior parkrun at Inverleith Park and The Meadows

junior parkrun at Inverleith Park and The Meadows

junior parkrun at Inverleith Park and The Meadows junior parkrun is a series of 2k events for children aged between 4 and 14. They are held in areas of open space around the UK. They are open to all, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. The… Read more »

Recently Added Events

24 Feb

Holyrood Park

24th February 2019 To 24th February 2019

10:00 To 13:00

Second in a series of two walks. Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages. Read more…

16 Oct

Linlithgow Palace

16th October 2018 To 16th October 2018

10:30 To 12:30

Our local wildlife can sometimes need a helping hand to get through the long and chilly winter. Find out what you can do to help feed it and keep it warm! Aimed at children aged between 8 and 12, must be accompanied by an adult. Read more…

17 Oct

Holyrood Park

17th October 2018 To 17th October 2018

10:00 To 14:00

Join the Holyrood Rangers for an autumnal adventure, root around in leaf litter, make some art, forage for brambles and make some jam on an open fire. Aimed at ages 10-14. Read more…

06 Oct

Holyrood Park

6th October 2018 To 6th October 2018

11:00 To 16:00

Join us for a fun filled hands-on activity day to learn about Edinburgh’s Volcanoes in Holyrood Park. Learn more about them from local scientists, make your very own volcano erupt and take a walk on Edinburgh’s most famous extinct volcano. Read more…

07 Oct

Holyrood Park

7th October 2018 To 7th October 2018

10:00 To 13:00

It’s UK Fungus Day so come along and join a Ranger and a local expert to discover the weird and wonderful world of fungi that can be found around Holyrood Park. Read more…

27 Oct

Holyrood Park

27th October 2018 To 27th October 2018

13:00 To 15:00

Join us for a Halloween and All Saints’ Day walk, uncovering the light and dark sides of Holyrood Park’s history of saints and sinners. Hear chilling tales of criminals, pestilence and murder, as well as the lives of the holy men and women of Holyrood throughout the centuries. Read more…

27 Sep

Tot's Spot Play Cafe, 200 Main Street, East Calder, Livingston, EH53 0EJ

27th September 2018 To 27th September 2018

10:00 To 11:30

Would you like your child to enjoy eating a variety of food, and avoid mealtime battles? This relaxed informal workshop is suitable for parents of children aged 1 to 5 years. Those with younger children will gain the most benefit, and you can bring your child if you wish. Read more…

29 Sep

St Joseph's, 4 Main Street, Balerno, EH14 7EH

29th September 2018 To 29th September 2018

14:00 To 16:00

Barnum loses his job as a clerk at a shipping company after the company goes bankrupt. Taking a risky bet, he takes out a large loan from a bank, deceiving the bank into accepting his former employer’s lost ships as collateral. Read more…